What is elected?

  • (adj): Subject to popular election.
    Synonyms: elective

Some articles on elected:

European Court Of Human Rights - Judges
... Prior to the adoption of Protocol no.14, judges were elected for a six-year term, with the option of renewal ... Now judges are elected for a non-renewable nine year term ... Judges are elected by majority vote in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from the three candidates each contracting state nominates ...
Richard, 1st Earl Of Cornwall - Biography - Elected King of Germany, 1256
... Although Richard was elected in 1256 as King of Germany by four of the seven German Electoral Princes (Cologne, Mainz, the Palatinate and Bohemia), his candidacy was opposed by Alfonso X of Castile who was elected ... Ottokar II of Bohemia, who at first voted for Richard but later elected Alfonso, eventually agreed to support the earl of Cornwall, thus establishing the required simple ...
Alexandria, Indiana - Government
... Five members are elected from individual districts and two are elected at-large ... The clerk-treasure and mayor are full-time elected officials ... The Alexandria City Court has a part-time locally elected judge ...
Fernando Collor De Mello
... Collor was the first president directly elected by the people after the end of the Brazilian military government ... and Collor was found guilty by the Senate and sentenced to disqualification from holding elected office for eight years (1992–2000) ... After the end of his period of disqualification, Collor was elected a Senator of the Republic in the 2006 general elections and began his term in February 2007 ...
Kim Jong-il - 2008 Health and Waning Power Rumors - Re-election As DPRK Leader
... On 9 April 2009, Kim was re-elected as chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, and made an appearance at the Supreme People's Assembly ... He was unanimously re-elected and given a standing ovation ... On 28 September 2010, Kim was re-elected as General secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea ...

Famous quotes containing the word elected:

    Whether elected or appointed
    He considers himself the Lord’s annointed,
    And indeed the ointment lingers on him
    So thick you can’t get your fingers on him.
    Ogden Nash (1902–1971)

    My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a favor upon me, for which I shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    I was elected a Captain of Volunteers—a success which gave me more pleasure than any I have had since.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)